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Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) 3.3 [Windows]

Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) is a utility that collects configuration and log data for various chassis hardware, storage, software, and operating system components of a Dell PowerEdge server and consolidates the data into a .zip file.

Fixes & Enhancements

* Support for the following Dell 12th generation
PowerEdge servers:
- R320
- R420
- R520
- R820
- M420
- M520
- M820
- T320
- T420

* Authenticated Proxy support for Windows operating
system to upload the DSET report to Dell Technical

* Support to collect report from 12th generation
servers having enterprise license for iDRAC (out of

* Support for using non-root user to collect data from
OpenManage Server Administrator namespace remotely
on Linux operating system from Windows client.


Version 3.3, A00



Release date

15 Oct 2012

Last Updated

12 Nov 2013



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Dell_DSET_3.3.0.302.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 24MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Readme_Windows_3.3.0.302.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 50KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:DSET_3.3_Reportable_Items_For_Windows.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 276KB
Format DescriptionThis format consists of an archive of PDF files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer. It is necessary to install the Adobe Acrobat Reader first to view the files in this archive.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x86
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64

Applies to

System E-Support Tool

Installation instructions

Installation Details for Windows

To permanently install DSET on Windows operating system

1. Run the Dell DSET executable file. The Welcome to the Dell System E-Support Tool 3.3 Installation Wizard window is displayed.
2. Click Next to proceed through license agreement and readme information until the Installation Type window appears.
3. Select one of the following options and click next.
DSET Collector and DSET CIM Provider default
DSET Collector
DSET CIM Provider
The Destination Folder window is displayed to specify an alternative install path.
4. You may enter your Full Name and Organization information. This is optional.
5. Click Next. The Ready to Install the Application window is displayed.
6. Click Next. The Updating System window is displayed indicating the status of report collection. If the installed Server Administrator version is not 5.5 through 7.1, then Dell System E-Support Tool 3.3 cannot be installed. The installed version of OpenManage Server Administrator is incompatible. Update your system with Server Administrator version 5.5 through 7.1 and run the setup program. Message is displayed and the installation is not completed. Install a compatible version of the Server Administrator and run the Dell DSET Version Number.exe file to start installation. After installation, the Dell System E-Support Tool 3.3 has been successfully installed window is displayed.
7. To generate the report and/or upload (optional step)
1. Run and Collect DSET Report: Select this option to generate the report.
2. At request upload the report to Dell: Select this option to upload the report to the Dell Technical Support when requested.
8. Click Finish to close the installer. DSET is now installed in the local system and if you have performed step 7, the report is also generated and or uploaded.

Please refer Readme for detailed Installation steps and Installation options.
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